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Author Wakita, Koichi, 1944-

Title Semiconductor optical modulators / by Koichi Wakita.

Published Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, [1998]
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Physical description 1 online resource (xvi, 313 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Analysis of slab waveguide -- Electrooptic modulation -- Electroabsorption effect -- Various modulation -- Photonic switching devices -- Comparison with various modulators -- Monolithic integration of intensity modulators and laser diodes -- Surface normal switch -- Evaluation of modulator characteristics -- Crystal growth and device fabrication -- New applications.
Summary The introduction of GaAs/AlGaAs double heterostructure lasers marks a new era in the application of compound semiconductor materials to microwave and optical technologies. A variety of semiconductor materials and combinations have been investigated and applied to present commercial uses, with the devices operating at wide frequencies and wavelengths. Semiconductor modulators are typical examples of this technical evolution and have been developed for commercial use, but to date there has been no book that deals with the long history of this evolution. Semiconductor Optical Modulators is the first book to provide a comprehensive account of semiconductor modulators with historical details and experimental reports. Particular attention has been paid to multiple quantum well (MQW) modulators operating at long wavelengths, taking into account the low losses and dispersion in silica fibers occurring at around 1.3 and 1.55 mm. Semiconductor Optical Modulators will prove to be an indispensable reference for both academics and researchers active in this quickly evolving field. Graduate students will also find this text an accessible introduction.
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Subject Semiconductor lasers.
Quantum wells.
Optoelectronics.
Opto⥬ectronique.
Lasers ᡠsemiconducteurs.
Puits quantiques.
Elektrooptischer Modulator.
Halbleiterlaser.
Optoelektronik.
Optoelectronics.
Quantum wells.
Semiconductor lasers.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781461560715 (electronic bk.)
1461560713 (electronic bk.)
0792380142
9780792380146
Standard Number 10.1007/978-1-4615-6071-5